Stony Brook Athletics adds five new staff members as it continues to invest in human resources.
Stephen Clacherty joined the Stony Brook Athletics program in March of 2009 as Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance. He is responsible for all aspects of NCAA compliance for SB's 20 Division I sports and currently has sport oversight of men's & women's swimming & diving.
Clacherty, who brings over six years of NCAA compliance experience with him to Stony Brook, has been the Assistant Director of Compliance at the University of Miami in Florida since August of 2006. While there he was responsible for monitoring financial aid, housing, and meal plans. He also coordinated drug testing, oversaw student-athlete employment and administered the National Letter of Intent program. He also brings experience with eligibility issues of student-athletes, camps and clinics and recruiting activities by the Miami coaching staff.
Before moving to Miami, Clacherty spent two years at Seton Hall University as a compliance assistant. There he worked with establishing playing and practice seasons, tracked countable athletic activities and helped manage athletic aid and the NLI program. He also produced the department's monthly compliance newsletter and served as the sport supervisor of the Pirate women's tennis, softball and volleyball programs. Clacherty gained his start in compliance as a member of the athletics staff at Syracuse University from January 2003 to May 2004.
A 2004 graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland with a degree in sport management, Clacherty received his Master's degree in public relations from the University of Miami in December of 2008.